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Thomas Campbell, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 341-9899

Office: (585) 341-9899

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Family Medicine, Primary Care


Dr. Campbell is a board-certified family physician and a certified diplomate of the
American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is the medical director of the Highland Weight
Management & Lifestyle Center, where he works with individuals and groups to prevent and
treat chronic conditions using diet and lifestyle. He also helps direct a research program
investigating the effect of plant-based nutrition on various chronic diseases. He has
authored or co-authored two popular books on nutrition, including "The China Study," a
worldwide bestseller, and has presented widely on the topic of nutrition for optimal



  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


MD | State University of New York School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/25/2011 - 06/24/2013
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital

06/25/2010 - 06/24/2011
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital


Excellence in Family medicine
Sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians
Location: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

Clinical Trials

Whole-Food, Plant-Based Nutrition Among Women with Metastatic Breast cancer: A pilot Study of Recruitment, Retention, and Preliminary Changes in Biomarkers and Symptoms.

Lead Researcher: Thomas Campbell

Women will be given free, prepared food for 8 weeks, along with a multivitamin, and will attend weekly office visits. Women will be assessed at the beginning of the study and after eating the food for 8 weeks, in addition to a blood test after 3 weeks. There will also be a Control Group of women that will eat their regular diet and take a provided multivitamin.

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Journal Articles

Campbell TM, Liebman SE. "Plant-based dietary approach to stage 3 chronic kidney disease with hyperphosphataemia." BMJ case reports.. 2019 Dec 23; 12(12)Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Campbell Ii TM, Fidahusain M, Campbell EK. "Evaluation of an Eight-Week Whole-Food Plant-Based Lifestyle Modification Program." Nutrients.. 2019 Sep 3; 11(9)Epub 2019 Sep 03.

Bodai BI, Nakata TE, Wong WT, Clark DR, Lawenda S, Tsou C, Liu R, Shiue L, Cooper N, Rehbein M, Ha BP, Mckeirnan A, Misquitta R, Vij P, Klonecke A, Mejia CS, Dionysian E, Hashmi S, Greger M, Stoll S, Campbell TM. "Lifestyle Medicine: A Brief Review of Its Dramatic Impact on Health and Survival." The Permanente journal.. 2018 22

Books & Chapters

Book Title: The Campbell Plan: The simple way to lose weight and reverse illness, using the China study's whole-food, plant-based diet.
Author List: Campbell TM
Published By: Rodale Books 2015 in Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Book Title: The China Study : The most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss, and long-term health
Author List: Campbell TC, Campbell TM
Published By: Benbella Books 2005 in Dallas, TX